45 years ago

This week in 1971…

President Neil Freeman of East Montgomery Voluntary Ambulance service received the keys to a new vehicle from Al Lincoln, Troy auto dealer who sold the basic vehicle at cost and donated additional equipment which made it more adaptable and serviceable.

Dudley Burt of Bisoce, a Greensboro college senior, had the lead in the Greensboro Youth Council’s “The Roar of The Greasepaint-The Smell of the Crowd” which was presented at Greensboro Coliseum’s Town Hall. Dudley Burt is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Burt.

35 years ago

This week in 1981…

There was a construction boom in Montgomery County, although most of it centered around the new prison unit the state built north of Troy. Another state project was the highway patrol office which planned to accommodate for other state offices as well.

West Montgomery High School football stadium was the location for the “Montgomery Praise Festival ’81.” Featured in the festival sponsored by churches in the area were individuals as well as bands providing contemporary gospel music.

25 years ago

This week in 1991…

Bobby L. Saunders of Troy was the winner of a $1,000 shopping spree at Lowes, part of opening festivities for the new store opening in Albemarle. Saunders was congratulated by Store Manager Tony Eller.

Two Montgomery County high school students, Laura Andrews and Diane Hough, attended the Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders, at NCSU. The institute introduces high school students to career opportunities in agriculture and life sciences.